Australian cryptocurrency exchange and trading platform, Cointree, announced yesterday that it has added Decred (DCR) to its list of coins.
Cointree started in Melbourne, Australia in 2013 as Cointree.com.au. The company recently launched a brand new, user friendly platform on Cointree.com, where you can buy, sell, trade and pay your bills with cryptocurrency.
The listing of Decred on the new Cointree platform, provides another avenue for acquiring DCR in Australian dollars (AUD). This in turn, assists with spreading awareness and adoption of Decred in Australia.
YBF Ventures in Melbourne, recently hosted UK Investment Minister, Graham Stuart, who was in Australia to launch the Rocketship Award Program. According to its website, this program aims to, "connect Australia and New Zealand’s fast-rising tech stars with the UK’s world-leading growth eco-system of VCs, advisors, customers and support networks."
As part of his discussions with members of the Melbourne tech scene, Minister Stuart was introduced to Decred by project contributor, Joshua Buirski. Of the discussions, Buirski stated on Twitter that he was, "Looking forward to seeing how immigration frameworks can be adjusted for decentralised open-source communities."